Fix save as / open not responding / work in Windows 7

August 13th, 2011

If you met could not open save as or open dialog box in windows 7,normally there are 4 possibilities. Please find below step the see detail.

Possibility One

If you only can not open save as or open dialog box in office 2007,please  open Local Group Policy Editor and go to

 User Configuration/Administrative Templates/Microsoft Office 2007 System /
 File Open / Save dialog box / Places Bar Locations

  to check if your Places Bar Location [1-10] was set to the wrong value.

Possibility Two

If your App can not open save as or open dialog box in Windowd 7,but it worked under Vista or Xp,you might need to use Program Compatibility troubleshooter to check if your app is compatible with Windows 7,if no,you can run it under compatible mode.

Possibility Three

  Please check if your computer have enough disk space or memory

Possibility Four

  If almost all of your Apps can not open save as or open dialog box,please try to Use Sfc Command To Repair System Files , or you might need to do a repair re-install of your windows 7

One Response to “Fix save as / open not responding / work in Windows 7”

  1. Angie says:

    I checked into all the possible solutions. #4 couldnt even finish the scan about 42% of the way through and said,”Windows Resource Protection could not perform the requested operation” Can someone please help? I can’t save my work in notepad, wordpad, paint.net, or regular windows paint.

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